Freelance medical writing – pricing
For ad hoc medical writing, I charge £75 per hour (plus VAT where applicable).
I'm also happy to work on a fixed fee basis, with each project individually priced according to the scope of the work. To give an idea of the costs of fixed fee projects, I have provided some rough estimates for typical projects below. However, these are only ballpark figures and the final agreed price may be more or less depending on the extent of the work. If you would like a detailed estimate for a project that you have mind, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Three full drafts plus development of figure or table, fact check and proofread, submission
Development of outline plus three full drafts, development of figures and tables, type setting, fact check and proofread
Original research article
Development of outline plus three full drafts, development of figures and tables, fact check and proofread, cover letter development, journal submission and addressing reviewer comments
Narrative literature review plus development of manuscript as per original research article
Includes attendance at meeting (e.g., advisory board, steering committee, symposia) and development of report, including executive summary (additional charges for in-person attendance)
From £2000 plus costs
Manuscript editing service
Substantive English language editing, proofreading, top level scientific content review, and formatting in accordance with journal guidelines
£125 per 1000 words*
Manuscript proofreading and formatting
Proofreading and formatting in accordance with journal guidelines
£75 per 1000 words*
Manuscript fact-checking service
Checking manuscript content against source data and cited references
£100 per 1000 words
Popular science/news article
Based on one scientific study. Includes one draft and one round of revisions
£400 per 1000 words*
*Editing prices are based on a 7-day turnaround time. For a rapid turnaround within 24-48 hours, please get in touch to discuss availability and pricing.